The Shutdown Blame Game

  • Aired:  10/08/13
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House Republicans take a stand against Obamacare and personal responsibility. (3:20)

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]>> Jon: HEY, WELCOME TO "THE

DAILY SHOW".

MY NAME IS JON STEWART.

OUR GUEST TONIGHT IS, WE'RE VERYEXCITED FOR OUR GUEST TONIGHT

MALALA YOUSAFZAI.

YOU REMEMBER?

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]SHE IS THE GIRL WHO WAS ATTACKED

BY THE TALIBAN, SHOT MERELY FORSPEAKING OUT ABOUT A GIRLS RIGHT

TO EDUCATION.

SHE'S HERE TONIGHT AT 11:00 P.M.

ON A SCHOOL NIGHT.

[ LAUGHTER ]BECAUSE SHE IS IRRESPONSIBLE.

[ LAUGHTER ]MALALA IS ON THE SHOW

AND I'M TOTALLY FAN GIRLING!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]I DON'T KNOW.

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]SOMEONE IN THE AUDIENCE TAUGHT

ME WHAT THAT IS.

ME THEY ASKED ME IF I WAS FANGIRLING ABOUT

SOMETHING AND I WAS LIKE,I DON'T KNOW WHAT YOU ARE

SAYING.

THEY EXPLAINED IT TO ME.

YOU FAN GIRL HARD OR YOU DON'T.

AND YOU ALSO HAVE TO PUT YOURHANDS LIKE THIS.

[ LAUGHTER ][CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

SHE'S ON THE SHOW TONIGHT.

NOW --[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]

HERE IS ANOTHER REASON I'MEXCITED.

I'M NOT LEADING OFF WITH THEGOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN.

NOT DOING IT.

TIRED OF IT.

SWITCHING IT UP.

EXCEPT FOR THIS ONE THINGGETTING UNDER MY SKIN.

THERE'S A REPUBLICAN LACK OFWHAT I LIKE TO CALL OWNERSHIP

OVER THE CURRENT PREDICAMENT.

>> THIS IS HARRY REID'SSHUTDOWN.

THIS IS NOT THE REPUBLICANSHUTDOWN.

THIS IS HARRY REID'S ANDBARACK

OBAMA'S SHUTDOWN.

>> DEMOCRATS REFUSED TO BUDGE.

>> NO WILLINGNESS AT ALL TOCOMPROMISE.

>> THE PRESIDENT WON'TNEGOTIATE.

>> Jon: IT'S NOT THEIRSHURTDOWN.

IS THEIR NAME ON THE SHUTDOWN?

THEY DIDN'T DO IT.

OJ DID IT.

I THINK OJ DID IT.

IF YOU GLOVE DOESN'T FIT YOUMUST -- REMEMBER THE CHASE WITH

THE CAR?

[LAUGHTER]PARTY OF PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

AIN'T TAKING NONE.

>> SO LISTEN, HERE IS THE PROOFONCE AND FOR ALL.

SNIFFLES MAGILACUTY HERE, JOHNBOEHNER SAT DOWN WITH GEORGEHN

STEPHANOPOLUS WHO ASKED HIMABOUT A CLAIM

HARRY REID IS MAKING.

>> HE SAID PUBLICLY THAT YOUCAME TO HIM IN JULY AND OFFERED

TO PASS A CLEAN GOVERNMENTFUNDING RESOLUTION, NO OBAMACARE

AMENDMENTS.

IT WAS $70 BILLION BELOW WHATTHE SENATE WANTED, THEY ACCEPTED

AND YOU'VE RENEGED ON THATOFFER.

>> CLEARLY THERE WAS ACONVERSATION ABOUT DOING THIS.

>> SEVERAL.

>> SEVERAL.

>> AND YOU OFFERED A CLEANRESOLUTION.

>> I AND MY MEMBERS DECIDED THATTHE THREAT OF OBAMACARE AND WHAT

WAS HAPPENING WAS SO IMPORTANTIT WAS TIME TO TAKE A STAND AND

WE TOOK A STAND.

>> Jon: DID YOU -- DID YOU(bleep) HEAR THAT?

CAN WE STOP HAVING THECONVERSATION ABOUT IT?

OH WHICH SIDE WILL BLINK?

THEY HAD A DEAL BUT --OBAMACARE.

[ LAUGHTER ]WE DECIDED TO TAKE A STAND.

DO YOU THINK OBAMACARE IS A BIGENOUGH THREAT TO THE COUNTRY YOU

NEED TO SHUTDOWN THE GOVERNMENTOVER IT.

FINE, OWN IT.

DON'T FART AND POINT AT THE DOG!

[CHEERS AND APPLAUSE]DID YOU DO THAT?

DID YOU --?

GOOD BOY.

I CAN'T STAY MAD AT YOU.

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